Windows Update Fixes


Update Checklist
Windows Update Fixes


Look on this list to see if your problem is here.  Often the resolution for a similar issue will also fix your issue.

This page will also have information on the status of various updates that are known to have problems as well as a resolution.

50.  78F ERROR while installing Service Pack 1 for Office 2007

49.  Should I get Drivers or Driver Updates from Windows Update?

48.  What if I do not want Internet Explorer 7 at this time?  Use the Toolkit to Disable Automatic Delivery of Internet Explorer 7

47.  Check out the new Microsoft Update

46.  I do not want to install Service Pack 2 for Windows XP, but I want to leave Automatic Update enabled

45.  How can I verify what updates and Service Packs are installed on Windows 2000 and Windows XP computers?  

44.  You must be running a Microsoft Windows operating system in order to use Windows Update

43.  How to troubleshoot Microsoft .NET Framework 1.1 installation issues

42.  Why is Microsoft forcing all Windows XP computers to install Service Pack 2 by April 12 2004?

41.  "Access is Denied"  installing Windows XP SP 2

40.  Service Pack Installation Checklist

39.  Page can not be Displayed (You Cannot Access Your MSN E-mail Account or Authenticate with a Web Site in Various Programs)

38.  A file named ~ (tilde) appears on the desktop or in another location on the hard disk

37.  Not a valid win32 application

36.  Windows XP Service Pack 2

35.  I have installed 828026 "Update for Windows Media Player URL Script Command Behavior" but Windows Update keeps wanting to install it again.  I have successfully installed it several times

34.  Scan for Updates Hangs at 0%

33.  Active X needs to be enabled

32.  You Cannot View Updates on the Windows Update Site Using Secure Socket Layer

31.  Should I pay for any patches or updates?

30.  Cannot Display Page

29.  Invalid Product Key

28.  I have installed 819696 "DirectX 9.0b End-User Runtime" but Windows Update keeps wanting to install it again.  I have successfully installed it several times

27.  OE removed access...

26.  Post installation issues with  824145.

25.  Scan quickly reaches 100%

24.  0x80092026 or 0x800b0004

23.  0x800c0005 & 0x800c0008

22.  0x8007031F

21.  0x8007001F

20.  Windows could not upgrade the file %1 from %2

19.  Service Pack Installation Checklist

18.  I want to Save Space and delete unnecessary files after installing a Windows Update patch or Service Pack.

17.  WINUP: Error Message: Cannot Display Page

16.   "Administrators Only" Error Message When You Attempt to Use the Windows Update Site

15.  WINUP Err Msg: Windows Update Was Disabled by Your System Administrator   

14.  "Windows Update Was Disabled by Your System Administrator" Error Message

13.  "Thank You for Your Interest in Windows Update" Message When You Connect to the Windows Update Web Site

12.  Computer Stops Responding (Hangs) During Setup When You Install Updates or When You Add New Hardware

11.  Deleted, information Incorporated in another section

10.  WINUP-Blank Page Appears When Attempting to View Windows Update

9.  Can not verify the integrity of the file update.inf, Cryptographic Services not running

8.  822925 I am having problems after installing MS03-032: August 2003 Cumulative Patch for Internet Explorer

7.  811493 is installed, but Windows Update keeps telling me that I need 811493.

6.  I installed an update a few days ago and now Windows Update says it is still needed.  I have installed this update several times.

5.  There are no Accept or Agree button for the EULA in Windows Update.

4.  I get error 0X800A138F, what should I do to resolve it?

3.  Administrator Only (Windows XP) or Windows Update says I need to be an Administrator. I am using Windows 98/ME and I don't have an Administrator.

2.  I need to update the Windows Update files, but it seems to be in a loop and keeps telling me to update the files.

1.  I have a slow dial-up connection, can I download Windows Updates and burn to CD for later use or for use on another computer?
How about if another computer has a different version of Windows?
Yes, to both with the
Windows Update Catalo
g.  The updates can also be downloaded directly and used on the downloading computer.

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